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Re: What did you do to your Concours today?
« Reply #300 on: November 30, 2014, 04:29:13 pm »
Awww, thanks tomp. Yes I always enjoy a nice ride  ;D
  What ever I can do to make things better for you.  tp
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Re: What did you do to your Concours today?
« Reply #301 on: November 30, 2014, 05:28:08 pm »
Sailor_chic, I took an afternoon ride, in honor of your birthday.  Hope you enjoyed it.  I know I did.  tomp

I wasted most of the cold/wet holiday days prior and then today had to do all the piled up housework.  Laundry, cat stuff, vacuuming, dishes, trash, flipping the bed, paying bills, cleaning the shower and vanity, washing the car, and finally culminating in the outdoor Christmas lights and decorations.  What a waste for a freaky warm and clear day of 65F :(   I should have done this crap Fri/Sat then been out riding today.

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Re: What did you do to your Concours today?
« Reply #302 on: November 30, 2014, 05:33:33 pm »
Thanks hon ;)

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Re: What did you do to your Concours today?
« Reply #303 on: December 01, 2014, 05:17:59 am »
I wasted most of the cold/wet holiday days prior and then today had to do all the piled up housework.  Laundry, cat stuff, vacuuming, dishes, trash, flipping the bed, paying bills, cleaning the shower and vanity, washing the car, and finally culminating in the outdoor Christmas lights and decorations.  What a waste for a freaky warm and clear day of 65F :(   I should have done this crap Fri/Sat then been out riding today.

Just call me "Mr. Procrastination.... to the Max"

Happy Bday C14 Chick!

This sounds like a post for the Crazy and Annoyed thread!
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Re: What did you do to your Concours today?
« Reply #304 on: December 01, 2014, 06:46:51 am »
Checked the valve lash. Woo hoo!  Only gave to change the clearance on 14 of the valves!
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Re: What did you do to your Concours today?
« Reply #305 on: December 01, 2014, 07:21:08 am »
Deziner, how many miles on the bike?
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Re: What did you do to your Concours today?
« Reply #306 on: December 01, 2014, 07:34:26 am »
48K. I don't think the clearance has ever been done before
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Re: What did you do to your Concours today?
« Reply #307 on: December 01, 2014, 07:45:16 am »
I would guess you're right. The pattern seems to be they don't move much after the initial adjustment.
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Re: What did you do to your Concours today?
« Reply #308 on: December 01, 2014, 08:00:46 am »
Rode to a client and back this morning.
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Re: What did you do to your Concours today?
« Reply #309 on: December 01, 2014, 01:46:09 pm »
  unwrapped an early Christmas present to my self.....AST 2" Pull back risers!  Ordered wed afternoon came today.....Yeah!

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Re: What did you do to your Concours today?
« Reply #310 on: December 01, 2014, 02:14:09 pm »
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Re: What did you do to your Concours today?
« Reply #311 on: December 01, 2014, 03:46:02 pm »
Picked up a shim kit. A small dealer here in Phoenix had them in stock. I must have made 30 calls trying to source them locally, finally called North Valley Honda and scored! I know I may have saved a little time and $ by ordering them online but whenever possible I try to spend my money locally.

Also picked up some Irridium plugs from O'riely Auto Parts. Around $10 each. In stock! Sweet!

Went to see a guy I know about some high performance riding lessons.  Ted is a pprofessional AMA Superbike rider and he, along with his SO (Also a AMA pro rider), have a riding school. Going from a worn out Electra Glide to this beast is akin to going from a used up Crown Vic to a Ferrari. I've ridden hundreds of thousands of miles in the last 40 years, most of which have been on Harleys. To think that I have developed the necessary skills to really RIDE this motorcycle in the manner which it was designed to be ridden would be arrogant and ludicrous. I liken it to a private pilot logging 10,000 hours as P.I.C. of a Cessna 172 buying a P51 Mustang and not getting advanced instruction. Early next year I'm getting some one-on- one instruction on a closed track! Boo ya!
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Re: What did you do to your Concours today?
« Reply #312 on: December 01, 2014, 04:39:54 pm »
Picked up a shim kit. A small dealer here in Phoenix had them in stock. I must have made 30 calls trying to source them locally, finally called North Valley Honda and scored! I know I may have saved a little time and $ by ordering them online but whenever possible I try to spend my money locally.

Also picked up some Irridium plugs from O'riely Auto Parts. Around $10 each. In stock! Sweet!

Went to see a guy I know about some high performance riding lessons.  Ted is a pprofessional AMA Superbike rider and he, along with his SO (Also a AMA pro rider), have a riding school. Going from a worn out Electra Glide to this beast is akin to going from a used up Crown Vic to a Ferrari. I've ridden hundreds of thousands of miles in the last 40 years, most of which have been on Harleys. To think that I have developed the necessary skills to really RIDE this motorcycle in the manner which it was designed to be ridden would be arrogant and ludicrous. I liken it to a private pilot logging 10,000 hours as P.I.C. of a Cessna 172 buying a P51 Mustang and not getting advanced instruction. Early next year I'm getting some one-on- one instruction on a closed track! Boo ya!

Sounds like fun! Professional instruction would be awesome.

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Re: What did you do to your Concours today?
« Reply #313 on: December 01, 2014, 05:24:08 pm »
I'm really looking forward to it. Excited and a bit apprehensive. Excited about learning new skills, apprehensive about having the multitude of things I have been doing wrong the last 40 years pointed out to me. Oh wel,  better late than never. I can't WAIT to become a better rider!
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Re: What did you do to your Concours today?
« Reply #314 on: December 01, 2014, 05:27:08 pm »
I really want to go to one of the adventure riding courses, not for the C14 of course, but for my DR650. I've been doing it for awhile now but I'm sure I could benefit from some professional training. Chet, where are you?  8)